Myrtle Beach has been grabbing headlines for several years as a top vacation destination. The warm ocean waves, silky sanded beaches, golf courses galore, unique shopping and dining experiences also make Myrtle Beach a top choice for retirees looking to spend their golden years enjoying all that coastal living has to offer. Myrtle Beach seniors are active and on-the-go! Here are three of the best retirement communities in Myrtle Beach for the over-55 crowd that shows no signs of slowing down.

Seasons at Prince Creek
Seasons at Prince Creek is a thriving community of seniors who are active and social. The community's full-time activities director packs the schedule with everything from arts and crafts, to poker games, gentlemen's lunches, quilting, special classes, and unique lectures. Residents also enjoy a state-of-the-art fitness center, art studio, billiards, computer room, library, and ballroom. Other amenities include both indoor and outdoor pools, a bocce ball court, and two public boat ramps nearby. Homes in Seasons at Prince Creek range from the mid-$200,000's to the low $400,000's.

Cresswind at The Market Common
Cresswind is a terrific choice for active seniors who take their adventures outdoors. The community includes a five acre park, resort-style pool and spa, tennis courts, pickle ball courts, bocce ball courts, horseshoes, walking trails, an event lawn, and outdoor amphitheatre. And for those rainy days, residents can enjoy the indoor full fitness center, computer center, state-of-the-art demonstration kitchen, and social ballroom. Whether rain or shine, there is always an adventure to be found at Cresswind. Homes in Cresswind start in the low $200,000's and go up into the $450,000 range.

Lauderdale Bay
Lauderdale Bay is a gated senior community on the Intracoastal Waterway for folks who are a little more laid-back. This community features an Olympic-sized swimming pool, elevators in each building, expansive private balconies with waterway views, a private sand beach, peaceful gazebo overlooking the waterway, and a lighted promenade along the waterway for those sunset strolls arm-in-arm. And for seniors who want to venture out on the water, there are 30 ft. and 50 ft. boat slips to sail away from. Homes in Lauderdale Bay range from the $250,000's to around $400,000.
If you think retired life in Myrtle Beach is a crowd of seniors around an old TV watching reruns and eating mushy peas, think again! Myrtle Beach retirees are too busy going on adventures and enjoying their active lifestyles to fit that stereotype! Need proof? Just visit one of these top retirement communities and see for yourself!